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Somalia 

Somali authorities must end judicial harassment of journalist Abdalle...

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) strongly condemns the prolonged detention and harassment of Somali media rights advocate, Abdalle Ahmed Mumin, and calls...
Nigeria 

IPC condemns threat on journalist’s life

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos- Nigeria is greatly concerned about the reported threats on the life of Premium Times Journalist, Saviour Imukudo. A report...

MISA Zambia Saddened by Closure of The Post Newspaper

This article was originally published on misa.org June 23, 2016. MISA Zambia is concerned with the closure of The Post Newspaper by the Zambia Revenue...
Mauritania 

Mauritania: State Broadcaster Dismisses Newscaster for Mispronouncing First Lady’s Name

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on May 31, 2016. On May 26, 2016, a Mauritanian journalist was summarily dismissed from his post for...

Ugandan Authorities Must Stop the Clamp Down On Online Media Platforms- AFEX

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply concerned about the increasing disregard for freedom of expression rights both offline and online by...
ZambiaZimbabwe 

MISA Documentary: Highlights Free Expression Struggles in Southern Africa

This statement was originally issued by misa.org on May 12, 2016. Freedom of expression is one of the cornerstones of all democratic systems. Without it...

Uganda: Government Blocks Social Media as Police Attacks Journalists ahead of President’ Swearing in.

This Alert was originally issued by HRNJ-Uganda on May 12, 2016. Government has switched of social media platforms in Uganda ahead of the swearing in...
Uganda 

Uganda Government Bans Media Coverage of Opposition Protest

This Alert was Issued by the HRNJ-Uganda on May 6. 2016. In a surprise twist of events, just two days after officiating as chief walker...
Ghana 

Ghana: Danish Journalists Harassed, Equipment Seized by Security Forces

This statement was originally issued by the mfwa.org on April 14, 2016. On April 10, 2016 security forces stationed at Saaman, a mining community in...
Democratic Republic Of Congo 

JED and RSF Appalled at the Prohibition of Ducumentary Film on Rape against Women in the DRC

On 2nd September, the Congolese minister of Information Lambert Mende“strictly prohibited” the airing in the country of a film titled “the Man who Rehabilitates...